A new malware called “WolfRAT is targeting messaging apps, such as WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger and Line on Thai Android devices.
WolfRAT, according to the Cisco Talos intelligence team, is based on a leak of the previously leaked DenDroid malware family. Talos said in a blog post it highly believes that this modified version of the malware is operated by an outfit known as “Wolf Research,” appears to be closed but rebranded as “LokD,” posing an active threat.
In March, PC Risk reported that LokD belongs to the ransomware family called Djvu, which encrypts victim’s files, renames them and creates a ransom note. LokD renames encrypted files by appending the “.lokd” extension to their filenames.
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